Things you need to know before your first appointment

New Patient Information


  • To request an adult new patient appointment, call (706) 396-1464.
  • To request a pediatric new patient appointment, call (706) 396-1496.
  • To request a dental (adult or pediatric) new patient appointment, call 706-922-0601.
  • Leave a message with your name, phone number, and the reason for your appointment request. If we have an opening, we will call you within 2-3 business days.
  • If you do not receive a return call, please call on Monday morning the following week and leave another message.

What to bring to your first appointment:

Please arrive 30 minutes before your appointment to complete your paperwork.

You will need:

  • Photo ID
  • Proof of Insurance (Insurance Card, Medicare, Medicaid, etc.)
  • Proof of Income (One month of pay stubs, tax returns, W-2, etc) if you wish to apply for discounted fees.
  • All of your current medications or a list of your medications
  • Payment for your visit is due at the time of service
  • A list of questions you may have for your medical Care Team.
  • A list of the doctors, specialists, labs, hospitals, or x-ray facilities where you’ve recently received treatment.
  • A family member, caregiver, or translator who can assist you, if needed.

What else should you know?

  • Christ Community Health has two locations. Be sure to confirm the correct location for your appointment.
  • We accept Medicaid, Medicare, and most private insurance plans.
  • Discounted fees are available to those who qualify. To apply for a discount, you must complete our Application for Fee Discounts and provide Proof of Income. (Discounts are based on total household income and size.)
  • We perform some bloodwork, labs, and tests in-house. These are not included in the cost of your office visit. Your Care Team can answer any questions you have about lab fees.
  • You will be assigned to a specific Care Team that will manage your health care. You may read more about Care Teams and Patient-Centered Medical Homes in our Policies
  • After your first appointment, please review the Established Patient section of our website for additional information.

Health Insurance Marketplace

  • You may be eligible for affordable health insurance at little or no cost to you.
  • For more information, visit


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